|R. Holmes & Co. - John Kendrick Bangs|
LibriVox recording of R. Holmes & Co., by John Kendrick Bangs. Raffles Holmes is introduced in these stories as the son of the great Sherlock Holmes. He is also revealed to be the grandson of A.J. Raffles, a gentleman thief pursued by Sherlock Holmes many years earlier. This apparently contradictory family background sets the stage for his colorful and amusing adventures. (Summary by lubee930) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or oth...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; Sherlock Holmes; Raffles Holmes; Detective stories; Crime
Downloads: 1,867 (1 review)
|Rachel Ray - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of Rachel Ray by Anthony Trollope The love that develops between Luke Rowan and Rachel Ray is not universally welcomed. Mrs. Tappitt- a rich, influential, and bad woman - wishes him to marry one of her own daughters, while Rachel's mother and older sister are not sure he is worthy of her. After many adventures, everybody gets what they deserve. Characteristically to Trollope's works, there is also a secondary plot involving the election of parliament in Baslehurst."Summary by ...
|Racketty-Packetty House and other stories - Frances Hodgson Burnett|
LibriVox recording of Racketty-Packetty House and other stories, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. This is a collection of short stories and fairy tales by Frances Hodgson Burnett, the author of The Secret Garden and A little Princess. (Summary by Elli) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; fairy tales; fiction; short stories; kids; teen; young adult; F.H. Burnett; Racketty-Packetty House; Surly Tim; The Land of the Blue Flower; The Little Hunchback Zia; Esmeralda; My Robin; Mere Giraud's Little Daughter
|Rada; A Belgian Christmas Eve - Alfred Noyes|
LibriVox recording of Rada; A Belgian Christmas Eve, by Alfred Noyes. Read by David Wales This is not heart warming holiday fare. It is a short (one-act) unsubtle antiwar play by the English poet Alfred Noyes (1880 1958), published in 1915 while World War I is in progress. Part of the work is in verse. Music sung by Duane Steadman, who has placed these performances in the public domain. (Summary by David Wales) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feed...
Keywords: Antiwar; World War I; Belgium; English; war story; play; tragedy; Belgian villagers; German soldiers; audiobook; librivox
|Radioactive Substances - Marie Curie|
LibriVox recording of Radioactive Substances, by Marie Curie. Read by Availle. Marie Curie, born in Warsaw in 1867, was a French physicist and chemist famous for her work on radioactivity. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity and the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes - in physics (1903) and chemistry (1911). The risks of working with strongly radioactive materials were not known at that time, and she eventually died in 1934 from an illness likely caused by radiation poisoning...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; Radioactive Substances; Marie Curie
|Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman - E. W. Hornung|
Librivox recording of Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman by E. W. Hornung read by Kristin Hughes. Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman (also published as The Black Mask) is the second collection of stories in the Raffles series. After the dark turn of events at the end of The Gift of the Emperor, Bunny's done his time and, his life not being quite what it was before, now finds himself longing for the companionship of his Raffles...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; Adventure; Mystery
Downloads: 12,933 (3 reviews)
|Ragged Dick - Horatio Alger, Jr.|
LibriVox recording of Ragged Dick, by Horatio Alger. Horatio Alger, Jr. was well known for his best-selling series of books highlighting "the American Dream" of poor boys making good and becoming rich and successful through "luck and pluck". Ragged Dick was the first in this niche, and follows the adventures of Dick Hunter, a ragged bootblack as he makes the decision to "grow up 'spectable," and how he goes about achieving his goals through the help of his friends, his inherent honesty, and his ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; children; teens; alger; ragged dick
Downloads: 75,702 (3 reviews)
|Raggedy Andy Stories - John B. Gruelle|
LibriVox recording of Raggedy Andy Stories, by John B. Gruelle. Read by LibriVox volunteers. Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by writer Johnny Gruelle (1880–1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; children; raggedy; andy; rag doll; stories; gruelle
|Raggedy Ann Stories - Johnny Gruelle|
LibriVox recording of Raggedy Ann Stories, by Johnny Gruelle. This is the book that started it all. Johnny Gruelle gave his daughter Marcella a rag doll, on which he had drawn an eternally smiling face. Marcella and Raggedy Ann became inseparable, and inspired Gruelle to write Raggedy Ann Stories, which was sold with its very own Raggedy Ann doll. Sadly, Marcella died at age 13 after complications from a smallpox vaccine, but Gruelle continued writing about Raggedy Ann...
Keywords: raggedy; ann; gruelle; children; stories; librivox
|Raggedy Ann Stories - John B. Gruelle|
LibriVox recording of Raggedy Ann Stories by John B. Gruelle. Read by Shannon To the millions of children and grown-ups who have loved a Rag Doll, the author dedicated these stories. Now listen as eight voices read to you Raggedy Ann’s exciting adventures, as gentle and charming today, as they were when first published in 1918. Find out what is written on her candy heart, what was the gift the fairies brought, and all about Raggedy Ann’s new sisters...
Keywords: raggedy; ann; children; librivox; audiobook; stories
|Raiding with Morgan - Byron A. Dunn|
LibriVox recording of Raiding with Morgan, by Byron A. Dunn. It is a fictional tale of cavalry actions during the U.S. Civil War, under General John Morgan. (Summary by M. Craun) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; historical fiction; war stories
|Railway Children - E. Nesbit|
Librivox recording of Railway Children by E. Nesbit. Read by Karen Savage Edith Nesbit's classic story, in which three children, pulled suddenly from their comfortable suburban life, move to the country with their mother, where they come to know and love the ways of the railways. (Summary by Karen Savage) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; trains
Downloads: 248,281 (5 reviews)
|Rain - W. Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of Rain, by W. Somerset Maugham. Read by Bellona Times. One of Maugham's most famous short stories, Rain unfolds in a soggy tropical paradise marred by self-righteous hypocrites trying to force their moral beliefs on a girl who basically just wants to have fun. At a running time of approximately 1 3/4 hours, it is too long for inclusion in a Short Story collection.(Summary by Bellona Times) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; short stories; British literature; 20th century; post-WWI; faith; intolerance; desire; Samoa
Downloads: 27,916 (1 review)
|Rain (Version 2) - William Somerset Maugham|
LibriVox recording of Rain (Version 2), by William Somerset Maugham. Read by Linda Hogan. Rain charts the moral disintegration of a missionary attempting to convert a Pacific island prostitute named Sadie Thompson. (Introduction by an excerpt from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; rain; william somerset maugham
|Rainbow Valley - Montgomery, L.M.|
Rainbow Valley, the seventh book in the Anne of Green Gables series explores the world of Anne & Gilbert’s six children along with the exploits of the Merediths, the children of the town’s new minister. With no mother and an absent-minded father, the Meredith children are not being properly brought up. This leads to their many adventures causing the ladies of the town to gossip, risking their father’s job...
Keywords: Rainbow; Children
|Ralestone Luck - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of Ralestone Luck by Andre Norton. Read in English by Gabriel Glenn Rupert Ralestone is officially the Marquess of Lorne--but with no family money or prestige, the title is worthless. He and his younger brother and sister return to the old family homestead--Pirate's Haven. Their only hope is to find the family's talisman, a great sword, and restore it to its proper place. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; pirates; hidden treasure
|Ralph the Heir - Anthony Trollope|
LibriVox recording of Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Arnold. As usual, Trollope creates a nice variety of characters of different English classes, sentiments and positions. The primary themes are the inheritance of property, extravagance or reason in the spending of assets, the mating of young people, and the electoral practices of the time. The election chapters are based on Trollope's own experiences when he ran for Parliament.There are, of course, many subplots which ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; victorian; entail; electioneering
Downloads: 1,222 (1 review)
|Ramayana Book 2, The - Valmiki|
LibriVox recording of The Ramayana Book 2, by Valmiki, translated by Ralph T. H Griffith. Read by om123. The Ramayana is an ancient Sanskrit epic. It is attributed to the Hindu sage Valmiki and forms an important part of the Hindu canon (smṛti). The Ramayana is one of the two great epics of India, the other being Mahabharata. It is the story of Rama, who emabrks on an epic journey followed by the fight with Ravana, the demon king who abducted Rama's wife, Sita...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; ancient texts; poetry; epic; Valmiki
|Rameau's Nephew - Denis Diderot|
LibriVox recording of Rameau's Nephew by Denis Diderot. Read by BensonBrunswin. Rameau's Nephew, or the Second Satire (French: Le Neveu de Rameau ou La Satire seconde) is an imaginary philosophical conversation written by Denis Diderot, probably between 1761 and 1772. It was first published in 1805 in German translation by Goethe, but the French manuscript used has subsequently disappeared. The German version was translated back into French by de Saur and Saint-Genies and published in 1821...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; fiction; satire
|Ramona - Helen Hunt Jackson|
LibriVox recording of Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson. Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and getting married in Southern California, suffering racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. Overall, it has had more than 300 printings, been made into four film versions, and has been performed as an outdoor play an...
Keywords: ibrivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; historical fiction
Downloads: 12,147 (4 reviews)
|Ramona - Helen Hunt Jackson|
LibriVox recording of Ramona, by Helen Hunt Jackson. Read by Christine Dufour. Set in Old California in the wake of the Mexican-American War, Ramona is two stories at once. It is the story of the love between a part-Native American orphan girl, Ramona, and Alessandro, a young Indian sheepherder. It is also the story of racial prejudice and the clash between cultures as California changes from a Spanish colony to an American territory...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; romance
|Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood - MacDonald, George|
George MacDonald is mainly known for his fantasy works and fairy tales such as At the Back of the North Wind and The Princess and the Goblin. However, during his life he was more famous for many more realistic novels... among them the somewhat autobiographical Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood. This story of a young motherless boy growing up with his brothers in a Scottish manse is full of delightful characters...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; children
|Random Reminiscences of Men and Events - John D. Rockefeller|
LibriVox recording of Random Reminiscences of Men and Events by John D. Rockefeller. Read by William Tomcho. A good book by the oil revolutionist of the 20th century. As they say "Men should listen to experience" and this book is all about the experience of the second highest taxpayer of the US during the 20's. Though it is not in the book, this is a small poem he wrote: I was early taught to work as well as play, My life has been one long, happy holiday; Full of work and full of play- I dropped...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; non-fiction; history; rockefeller
Downloads: 3,144 (1 review)
|Rangy Pete - Guy Morton|
Canadian novelist Guy Morton's Rangy Pete is one of a trio of westerns he wrote in the 1920s (the other two being Black Gold and Wards of the Azure Hills). In this one, the Gary Cooper-esque title character, Rangy Pete, goes up against the Dervishers, and outlaw clan that's been stirring up trouble for the peaceable folks of Triple Butte. In so doing, he encounters a beautiful blue-eyed girl-bandit with the Freudian moniker Miss Dick, who promptly throws a lasso around his heart...
Keywords: cowboy; western; Canadian; outlaw; bandit
|Rappaccini's Daughter - Nathaniel Hawthorne|
LibriVox recording of Rappaccini's Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Recorded by Brett W. Downey. The story is set in Padua in a distant, but unspecified past. From his quarters, Giovanni, a young student of letters, observes Beatrice, the beautiful daughter of Dr. Rappaccini, a scientist working in isolation. Beatrice is confined to the lush and locked gardens filled with poisonous plants by her father...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; romance
|Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia - Samuel Johnson|
LibriVox recording of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, by Samuel Johnson. Read by Martin Geeson. In this enchanting fable (subtitled The Choice of Life), Rasselas and his retinue burrow their way out of the totalitarian paradise of the Happy Valley in search of that triad of eighteenth-century aspiration - life, liberty and happiness. According to that quirky authority, James Boswell, Johnson penned his only work of prose fiction in a handful of days to cover the cost of his mother's funeral...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction; choice of life
Downloads: 12,310 (6 reviews)
|Rastignac The Devil - Philip Jose Farmer|
LibriVox recording of Rastignac The Devil, by Philip Jose Farmer. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). French colonists on a planet ruled by reptiles and amphibians are forced to wear living “skins” that subdue aggression and enforce vegetarianism. As children, Rastignac and his reptile friend Mapfarity force themselves to become carnivores and begin a protein fueled journey that causes Rastignac to develop a Philosophy of Violence...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fantasy; fiction; science fiction
Downloads: 13,186 (3 reviews)
|Rautatie - Juhani Aho|
LibriVox recording of Rautatie, by Juhani Aho. Read in Finnish by Tuija Aalto. Aho's first novel Rautatie (Railroad), considered one of his main works, is a story of an elderly couple who hear about railroad first time ever and have a hard time imagining carriages with no horses. They eventually get around to trying it out. (Summary by Tuija Aalto) Juhani Ahon esikoisromaani vuodelta 1884, Rautatie, on kertomus maaseudun ukosta ja akasta, jotka kuulevat naapurikylälle saapuneesta uudesta ihmees...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; finnish
|Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm - Kate Douglas Wiggin|
LibriVox recording of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Rebecca goes to live with her two stern aunts in a village in Maine. Her joy for life ends up inspiring them. (summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; children; wiggin; rebecca sunnybrook
|Rebel Spurs - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton. Read in English by Richard Kilmer In 1866, only men uprooted by war had reason to ride into Tubacca, Arizona, a nondescript town as shattered and anonymous as the veterans drifting through it. So when Drew Rennie, newly discharged from Forrest’s Confederate scouts, arrived leading everything he owned behind him—his thoroughbred stud Shiloh, a mare about to foal, and a mule—he knew his business would not be questioned...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; fiction; western
|Rebels of the Red Planet - Charles L. Fontenay|
Dark Kensington had been dead for twenty-five years. It was a fact; everyone knew it. Then suddenly he reappeared, youthful, brilliant, ready to take over the Phoenix, the rebel group that worked to overthrow the tyranny that gripped the settlers on Mars.The Phoenix had been destroyed not once, not twice, but three times! But this time the resurrected Dark had new plans, plans which involved dangerous experiments in mutation and psionics.And now the rebels realized they were in double jeopardy...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; scifi; science fiction; sci-fi
|Recollections of a Busy Life - William Forwood|
LibriVox recording of Recollections of a Busy Life by William Forwood. Read in English by DPranitis Liverpool in the second half of the 19th century was burgeoning with rich merchants and swollen with poor immigrants. It was known variously as the "New York of Europe" and the "Black Spot on the Mersey." Waist-deep in this mosaic we find William Bower Forwood making a busy life for himself, making his fortune in cotton trading (including running the American blockade of the Southern States) and ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; politics and diplomacy; business development and management; travel and leisure; philosophy of life; personal development
|Recollections of a missionary in the great west - Cyrus Townsend Brady|
LibriVox recording of Recollections of a missionary in the great west by Cyrus Townsend Brady. Read in English by David Wales Brady was a journalist, historian, adventure writer, and Episcopal priest. As a priest he spent some time on the American frontier as a missionary. “…the experiences are personal and actually occurred as they are set down, to the best of my recollection…. Only one story was ‘made up’ for the occasion, and that combines several actual incidents...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; Christianity; biography; memoir; frontier; West; episcopalian
|Recollections of Bush life in Australia - Henry William Haygarth|
LibriVox recording of Recollections of Bush Life in Australia, by Henry William Haygarth. [if appropriate: Read by KirksVoice. This was written in the mid 1800’s at time when Australia saw an influx of immigration from Europe and when England was sending some prisoners to Australia rather than to prisons. Haygarth shows us what it is like, and what it takes, to live in the Australian Bush. He shows us about the different life on a cattle/sheep station, living miles from the nearest neighbor, g...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobooks; history; Australia
|Recollections of Life in Ohio, from 1813 to 1840 - William Cooper Howells|
LibriVox recording of Recollections of Life in Ohio, from 1813 to 1840 by William Cooper Howells. Read by Sue Anderson. Recollections of Life in Ohio is the autobiography of William Cooper Howells (1807-1894), father of the American novelist William Dean Howells. William Cooper's father brought the family from Wales to Ohio in 1813. This was a time and place where neighbors joined together to raise log barns and husk corn, where local peach brandy was a staple drink, and where religious revivali...
Keywords: librivox; audio; memoirs; howells; ohio; frontier; pioneer; non-fiction; america
|Recollections of the Civil War - Charles Anderson Dana|
LibriVox recording of Recollections of the Civil War by Charles Anderson Dana. Read in English by Jennifer Dorr; Larry Wilson; Denise Nordell; Savannah; Ernst Schnell; jabc1950; Ravi Shankar; KHand; Lynne Thompson; asterix; sbnelson; Paul Simonin; Zachary Brewster-Geisz; Greg Giordano Recollections of the Civil War records the events that took place during the American Civil war. It forms one of the most remarkable volumes of historical, political, and personal reminiscences which have been giv...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; politics; history; civil war
|Recordings on MP3 Players and Other Portable Devices - William Wordsworth|
This is a project which will allow us to compare recording quality of different mp3 players and portable recording devices. To see project thread and actions taken on recordings, please see The Project Thread For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audiobooks or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org Download M4B (12MB...
Keywords: portable recording device; librivox
|Recuerdo - Edna St. Vincent Millay|
LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different recordings of Recuerdo, by Edna St. Vincent Millay. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of July 16th, 2006.(Summary by Annie Coleman) For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/recuerdo-by-edna-st-vincent-millay/. For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; poetry
|Red Arrows in the Night - Daniel A. Lord|
LibriVox recording of Red Arrows in the Night, by Daniel A. Lord. Read by Maria Therese. The Scarlet Archer of Agincourt is claimed by the Erkenwold’s as their family ghost. Tradition held that the death of an important Erkenwold was always heralded by the apparition of the Scarlet Archer. Now in the early years of WWII, the archer has made an appearance on the family estate on the US coast. Is it a ghost or something more sinister, and what does he or she want? This mystery novel was written ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; fiction; horror/ghost stories; mystery
Downloads: 7,378 (3 reviews)
|Red Battle Flyer - Manfred von Richthofen|
LibriVox recording of The Red Battle Flyer by Manfred von Richthofen. (Translated by T. Ellis Baker.) Read in English by Tom WeissManfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), also widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) during World War I. He is considered the top ace of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories.Originally a cavalryman, Richthofen transferred to the ...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; history; WWI; biography; war; World War 1
Downloads: 1,131 (2 reviews)
|Red Diamonds - Justin McCarthy|
LibriVox recording of Red Diamonds, by Justin McCarthy. Read by Carolin Kaiser. In the South African wilderness, six men got together to mine for diamonds and become very rich. They agree that the wealth is to be split equally between them or their heirs after a few years and that the share of any one who died without leaving an heir or whose heir died before the time would be split between the remaining partners...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; mystery; romance; London; Aspen
|Red Maples - Sara Teasdale|
LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of Red Maples by Sara Teasdale. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 1, 2014. Read in English by Andrew Coleman; Assaf Koss; Arup Sen; Amanda Vickery; David Lawrence; Ernst Pattynama; Ezwa; fshort; Garth Burton; JemmaBlythe; Jason Mills; Jannie Meisberger; Julia Niedermaier; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Malcolm Fisher; Phil Schempf; Ruth Golding; ravenotation; SkyAlbatross; Seamus Dobbin; Shakira Searle; Salma97 and Teresa Bauman...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|Red Masquerade - Louis Joseph Vance|
LibriVox recording of Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance. Read in English by CaprishaPage; Carolin Kaiser; NatalieOram; Lynne Thompson; bala; Callia; Tara Dow; SamR; Annapurna In the beginning of his career, Michael Lanyard alias The Lone Wolf, the most talented thief of his day, made the acquaintance of the beautiful Princess Sofia, but he also made an enemy of her husband, Prince Victor. Years later, Lanyard's daughter gets into the crossfiere.....
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks
|Red Men and White - Owen Wister|
LibriVox recording of Red Men and White, by Owen Wister. Read by David Wales. These eight stories are made from our Western Frontier as it was in a past as near as yesterday and almost as by-gone as the Revolution; so swiftly do we proceed. They belong to each other in a kinship of life and manners, and a little through the nearer tie of having here and there a character in common. Thus they resemble faintly the separate parts of a whole, and gain, perhaps, something of the invaluable weight of ...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; ficton; native americans; westerns; short stories
|Red Nails - Robert E.Howard|
LibriVox recording of Red Nails by Robert E. Howard. Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012). Conan the Cimmerian pursues the beautiful and deadly pirate Valeria after she kills a Stygian only to find himself cornered by a dragon. Apparently this dragon doesn’t know who he’s messing with. The pair then encounters the city of Xuchotl with its warring factions and ancient secrets. Swordplay and sorcery ensue...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fantasy; myths/legends
Downloads: 18,256 (3 reviews)
|Red Shadows - Robert Ervin Howard|
LibriVox recording of Red Shadows by Robert E. Howard recorded by Paul Siegel. Red Shadows is the first of a series of stories featuring Howard’s puritan avenger, Solomon Kane. Kane tracks his prey over land and sea, enters the jungles of Africa, and even faces dark Gods and evil magic — all to avenge a woman he’d never met before. (Summary by Paul Siegel) M4B format available For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org.
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; adventure; historical fiction
Downloads: 48,554 (4 reviews)
|Redburn: His First Voyage - Herman Melville|
LibriVox recording of Redburn: His First Voyage, by Herman Melville. Read by James K. White. Melville wrote of some of his earliest experiences at sea in the story of Wellingborough Redburn, a wet-behind-the-ears youngster whose head was filled with dreams of foreign travel and adventure. In Redburn, the protagonist enlists for a stint as a seaman aboard Highlander, a merchant ship running between New York and London...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; sea; sailing; seaman
|Reed Anthony, Cowman: An Autobiography - Andy Adams|
LibriVox recording of Reed Anthony, Cowman: An Autobiography, by Andy Adams. Read by Richard Kilmer. Adams breathes life into the story of a Texas cowboy who becomes a wealthy and influential cattleman.. (Introduction by Wikipedia) M4B format available For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; fiction, westerns
|Reflections on the Revolution in France - Edmund Burke|
LibriVox recording of Reflections on the Revolution in France, by Edmund Burke. Read by Michael Reuss. Reflections on the Revolution in France is a 1790 book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant) French Revolution. In the twentieth century, it much influenced conservative and classical liberal intellectuals, who recast Burke's Whig arguments as a critique of Communism and Socialist revolutionary programmes...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; nonfiction; essay; politics; French Revolution; Liberty; Equality; Fraternity; Democracy; Aristocrisy; Mob Violence; Human Nature; Political Realism
|Reflections on War and Death - Sigmund Freud|
Anyone, as Freud tells us in Reflections on War and Death, forced to react against his own impulses may be described as a hypocrite, whether he is conscious of it or not. One might even venture to assertit is still Freuds argumentthat our contemporary civilisation favours this sort of hypocrisy and that there are more civilised hypocrites than truly cultured persons, and it is even a question whether a certain amount of hypocrisy is not indispensable to maintain civilisation...
Keywords: philosophy; freud; war; death; freudian; psychology